Remember back in January when you swore that you were really going to get in shape this year? You bought new workout clothes and ordered some of those “super food” shakes your friends are constantly trying to sell you from their pyramid scheme business. But then, somewhere in the middle of frigid February, it all fell apart and you found yourself neck deep in Taco Tuesdays that lasted well into Thursday. It’s OK, though. Even if you don’t hit your physical fitness goals for summer, the new episode of Techathlon is here to help you tone those brain abs.
This week’s episode has lots of content packed in, so pick your favorite way to listen to podcasts (iTunes, Stitcher, Anchor, and pretty much anywhere else you find excellent podcasts loitering around) and then dive in. Oh, and be sure to follow us on Twitter so you can talk smack. Here’s a preview of what to expect.
Gadgets: Last Week in Tech
Before we get into the games, we take a look back at some of the big technology stories that happened last week. Here’s a taste.
Facebook will maybe, sort of, kinda make its services more secure, possibly.
The fight for Net Neutrality is heating back up.
A 10 million pound undersea cable set an internet speed record.
Gadgets: Show & Tell
We get a lot of weird gadgets in the Pop Sci offices and this week’s edition of Show & Tell was a secret to two of our hosts. Here’s a hint: It involves listening to U2 songs and looking like Danny McBride from Eastbound and Down.
Gadgets: Shut the Stunt Door
Tech companies love publicity stunts, so for this game, we’re recapping some o